If you’ve ever wanted to understand the basics of copyright law and you have 18 minutes to spare, this is the video for you. It’s a little dry (ok very dry)but the guy is a Harvard Law professor and makes the complex and often misunderstood subject quite accessible. Professional Practice students, this is required viewing. Professor Fisher also offers an array of resources on his website.
Also: this video from Professor Fisher’s class on appropriation and fir use (with guest Shepard Fairey)
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